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Betty Bunny Wants Everything
3.47
Betty Bunny is a BIG BRAT. Her mother needs to read a parenting book, or three. Allowing Betty Bunny to be that level of rude, selfish and ungrateful ...more
Mar 26, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
 
A Place for Butterflies
3.94
A Place For Butterflies is a wonderfully informative picture book about butterflies and how human actions are negatively and positively effecting thei ...more
Aug 06, 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
Nelly May Has Her Say
3.70
I really enjoyed this quirky tale of a young girl, Nelly May, who left home to find work to help her extremely large struggling family. Nelly journeye ...more
Jul 25, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 
Crinkleroot's Guide to Giving Back to Nature
3.73
This book gives ideas on how you can help nature in some small and not so small ways, no matter where you live on the planet. People who live near the ...more
May 02, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Jackson Pollock
4.12
Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists, Jackson Pollock is another nice edition in this fantastic collection by Mike Venezia. These books are pe ...more
Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
 
Henny Penny
3.72
I’m not quite sure why I picked up this book from the new arrivals shelf at the public library to share with my nearly 13 year old daughter, except fo ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
Susan B. Anthony: Fighter for Women's Rights
3.78
This is one of my favorite picture books about the amazing Susan B. Anthony. I especially appreciated the information about her right eye becoming cro ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 07, 2014
 
Making the Moose Out of Life
3.65
I found the unadventurous stay at home Moose very relatable; spontaneous Moose appeared to have more fun though. So does this mean that I should take ...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jul 02, 2014
 
Love Is in the Air
4.06
Most of these "leveled" reading books lack imagination and are often missing the key element necessary for beginning readers: F-U-N. This book however ...more
Jul 29, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
My Name Is Bilal
3.94
Bilal and his sister Ayesha are nervous about starting their new school, it seems as if they are the only Muslim students in attendance and they are r ...more
Sep 25, 2014
Sep 25, 2014
 
Too Hot? Too Cold?: Keeping Body Temperature Just Right
3.76
This book does a nice job of explaining how people and animals living in different climates keep comfortable and maintain their body temperature with ...more
Jul 25, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
 
Señor Pancho Had a Rancho
3.53
My daughter and a cracked up while reading/singing this book. Who knew that animals from different languages made different sounds???

The animals on Ol
...more
Oct 07, 2013
Oct 07, 2013
 
Private and Confidential
4.11
Laura was excited to get a pen pal from Austrailia from her teacher, even though she would rather correspond with a girl of similar interest. After ex ...more
Oct 2012
Oct 01, 2012
 
A Year with Marmalade
3.76
The simple illustrations in this sweet picture book are stunning. I would have loved nothing more than to grab a sketchbook and attempt recreating som ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Twinky the Dinky Dog
4.06
My daughter and I were chocking, where were laughing hard, while sharing this FANTASTIC picture book about Twinky, a small dog who wished to be treate ...more
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
 
Don't You Dare Shoot That Bear!: A Story of Theodore Roosevelt
4.00
Don’t You Dare Shoot That Bear! was a lengthy but informative read about our 26th president Theodore Roosevelt. It’s amazing how much life he lived in ...more
Nov 22, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
 
Elizabeth Imagined An Iceberg
3.11
I’m curious what sort of “medications” Chris Raschka was on when this story line popped into his head. I get that he was trying to show a child tappin ...more
Jun 13, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
 
Jazz Age Josephine
3.65
Recently I read Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue;Josephine Baker was among the twenty-six wome ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 09, 2014
 
The Story of Fish and Snail
3.88
This is the first book that I read by Deborah Freedman, who is both the author and illustrator, and I absolutely loved it! The narrative and the illus ...more
Oct 02, 2013
Oct 02, 2013
 
Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President
3.96
Heart on Fire is a beautifully written and illustrated story of Susan B. Anthony’s long going struggle to win one of the most important rights a U.S. ...more
Dec 30, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
 
The Junkyard Wonders
4.52
Patricia Polacco books are perfect for intermediate/junior high age teachers to share with their students. These books are not a quick five minute rea ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
 
Dozens of Cousins
3.03
I feel bad when I have to write a negative review. I know often times authors read over what is being said about their work and no one likes to see so ...more
Sep 27, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
 
Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya
4.16
Wangari Maathai is an amazing woman who is proof that one person can make a difference. She is the recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace and founder of th ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
 
A Long Way Away
3.33
A Long Way Away gets 5 stars for originality! Of the thousands of picture books I have read over the years I don’t think I have read anything quite li ...more
Aug 29, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
 
Sitting Bull: Tatanka Iyotake
3.00
I’m a little torn on how to rate this book. Recently I checked out several books on Sitting Bull because we are covering the West, Native Americans, a ...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
 
You're Wearing THAT to School?!
3.89
Funny story. Today is my daughter's first day back to school and we just happened to have this book on our coffee table mixed with several other pictu ...more
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
 
Nickommoh!: A Thanksgiving Celebration
3.82
This was an entertaining and educational book about the Native American harvest celebration Nickommoh; a celebration that was going on long before the ...more
May 22, 2013
May 22, 2013
 
Nothing Happened
2.86
Each time my daughter and I sit down to read a large stack of picture books from the library there always seems to be one she is less than excited to ...more
Mar 02, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
The Nightingale
3.30
It’s hard to explain why these classic fairy-tales and fables captivate a listener or a reader. The stories are often stupid. Just hear me out if you ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest
3.88
Told through mostly cut-paper collages this book describes places on planet Earth that are the most extreme. Hottest and coldest recorded temperatures ...more
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 12, 2013
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